StandardAero Business Aviation announced at the Aircraft Interiors Expo it has completed the first successful Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4-to-Pro Line 21 cockpit upgrade on a Falcon 50EX. According to the Tempe, Arizona maintenance, repair and overhaul center, it is authorized to perform the work at any of its four MRO facilities: Springfield, Illinois; Augusta, Georgia; Los Angeles; and Houston, Texas.
Pro Line 21 features four, configurable 8- by 10-inch LCDs that includes Rockwell Collins’ integrated flight information system. With IFIS, pilots will have access to high-resolution electronic charts, XM graphical weather, including lightning data, satellite images and winds aloft.
Also part of the retrofit is Rockwell Collins’ flight management system with wide-area augmentation system, as well as GPS localizer performance with vertical guidance approaches.